BNP Paribas Open Day Seven: Youth and Retirement

  On Tuesday "Generation Next" served notice as the match of the day at the BNP Paribas Open.  American Ryan Harrison surprised Canadian sensation Milos Raonic 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-4.  Harrison was no stranger to playing the Canadian having had … [Read more...]

BNP Paribas Open Day Six: “No Ruffling” for Wozniacki, Nadal, Sharapova

Photo courtesy of Tennis Served Fresh Hardly a ruffle for Wozniacki One can argue about the much talked about Caroline Wozniacki’s latest designer tennis dress,  but there was no dispute about her play on Monday at the BNP Paribas Open. Despite a … [Read more...]

BNP Paribas Open Day 5: Americans Continue Winning Streak in the Desert.

By Eric Gudris It’s a misleading to say that the first Sunday of the BNP Paribas Open is when the tournament really begins as the event has been going strong for almost a week now. But this is the time when the big names, especially on the … [Read more...]

BNP Paribas Open Day Four: Practice and the “Will” to Win.

By Eric Gudris For fans coming into the first Saturday of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, the decision many had to make was what to skip instead of what to see. With so many matches on court and so many players on the practice courts, it would … [Read more...]

BNP Paribas Open Day Three: The Phenomenals.

By Erik Gudris With the early talk at this year’s BNP Paribas Open focusing on the “big three” of Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, it’s easy to forget about the next generation of tennis stars who aren’t that far away from … [Read more...]

BNP Paribas Open Day Two: Del Potro – Don’t You Forget About Me.

By Erik Gudris Trying to cover an event like the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells is a little bit like going on vacation. Although you try to enjoy the first day, your head is still stressing over getting there, getting settled, making sure you have … [Read more...]

Katrina Adams Hosts HJTEP Fundraiser

New York - The Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program  hosted its 4th Annual Harlem Junior Tennis “Hits” the Wall fundraiser on Wednesday night at the Brasserie Las Halles in lower Manhattan. Former WTA player and current Tennis Channel … [Read more...]

BNP Paribas Open Day One: The Serena Question

By Erik Gudris The opening day of action at any big event, especially one like the BNP Paribas Open, is usually focused on wrapping up qualifying rounds, taking in a few first round matches of note and catching up with the top seeds before they start … [Read more...]

Tips to Enjoying the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells

By Erik Gudris (March 7, 2011) The BNP Paribas Open, or as it's more informally known due to its geographic location as just "Indian Wells," is definitely a "destination" event in that one attends really to focus on watching world-class tennis and … [Read more...]